MSU AgBioResearch scientist Hui Li has been awarded a $475,000 grant from USDA to study the mechanisms by which fresh vegetables absorb pharmaceuticals and personal care products from soil and water.
Each year, William J. Beal Outstanding Faculty Award winners are honored for a comprehensive and sustained record of scholarly excellence in research and/or creative activities, instruction and outreach.
Ronald L. Hendrick will be recommended as dean of Michigan State University's College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. If approved by the MSU Board of Trustees, Hendrick's appointment will be effective July 1, 2016.
Michigan State University (MSU) will host its first Agriculture Innovations: Focus on Soils on Aug. 24, 2016, at the Saginaw Valley Research and Extension Center in Frankenmuth, Michigan.
Ten MSU faculty from the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Engineering have been tapped for the 2016 cohort of the Academy for Global Engagement Fellowship Program.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded Michigan State a $5.8 million cooperative agreement to improve potato production in Bangladesh and Indonesia.
With global population projections of 9 billion by the year 2050, humanity faces several challenges: climate change, food water insecurity and environmental damage.
Rebuilding damaged vineyards after two years of significant winter injury will be the primary focus of presentations during the 26th annual Viticulture Field Day at the Southwest Michigan Research and Extension Center (SWMREC) July 29.
A study authored by Michigan State University (MSU) Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences assistant professor Lisa Tiemann is the first of its kind to show that crop rotations can increase the functions performed by soil microbes.
Ten Staff members from the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences awarded the outstanding team award from the College of Agriculture and Education.
During the recent 2015 College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Honors Banquet, nearly $90,000 in scholarships were awarded to students in undergraduate studies programs in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences.
Sheng-Yang He, a MSU Distinguished Professor in the Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences, was selected as part of the 2015 class. He earned the honor for his seminal contributions to the understanding of plant-pathogen interactions.
A 20-year search for a turfgrass resistant to the most common disease afflicting golf courses in Michigan and throughout the northeastern United States has finished on an upswing.
Various funding opportunities exist for graduate student funding, which include fellowships and support awards. For more details see funding opportunities. Deadline for applications for these opportunities is Feburary 20, 2015.
Ten early-to-mid career tenure track faculty have been selected to develop and enhance their international research portfolios.